10 Vegetable stirfry recipes ( for 2+ toddlers & kids )

10 Vegetable stirfry recipes ( for 2+ toddlers & kids )

 




10 Vegetable stirfry toddler kids


Recipe #1 – Green Beans stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #1 – green beans stirfry )

1 cup – green beans ( cut into 1 inch pieces )
2 tsp – oil
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – coriander powder
pinch – chilli powder
salt to taste

Method:
Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil..
Step 2) Add 1 cup green beans (cut into 1inch pieces) and stirfry until soft ( takes 3 – 5 minutes )..
Step 3) Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, pinch of chilli powder, 1/4 tsp coriander powder, salt.  Cook for 2 minutes..

Once ready, place on a plate and let it cool .. Serve when slightly warm .. You can serve

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Recipe #2 – Cauliflower & Peas stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #2 – cauliflower & peas stirfry )
1 cup – cauliflower ( cut into small pieces )
1/4 cup – peas
2 tsp – oil
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – coriander powder
pinch – chilli powder
salt to taste

Method:
Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil..
Step 2) Add 1 cup chopped cauliflower and cook until soft ( takes 3 – 4 minutes ) ..
Step 3) Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, pinch of chilli powder, 1/4 tsp coriander powder, salt.  Cook for 2 minutes..
Step 4) Add 1/4 cup peas and cook until soft .. ( takes 3 – 4 minutes ) ..

Once ready, place on a plate and let it cool .. Serve when slightly warm ..

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Recipe #3 – Broccoli Stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #3 – broccoli fry )
1 cup – broccoli ( cut into small pieces )
2 tsp – oil
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – coriander powder
pinch – chilli powder or pepper
salt to taste

Method:
 
Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil..
Step 2) Add 1 cup chopped broccoli and fry until soft on medium-heat ( takes 4 – 5 minutes ) ..
Step 3) Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, pinch of chilli powder, 1/4 tsp coriander powder, salt.  Cook for 2 minutes..

Step 4) Once ready, remove from heat .. Serve when slightly warm ..

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Recipe #4 – Lady’s finger (okra/bhindi) stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #4 – lady’s finger (okra) fry )

1 cup – lady’s finger (okra/bhindi) ( cut into thin 1 inch pieces )
2 tsp – oil
1 – onion ( chopped )
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – coriander powder
1/4 tsp – cumin powder
pinch – chilli powder or pepper
salt to taste
2 tbsp – water

Method:
Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil..
Step 2) Add 1 chopped onion and cook until soft ..
Step 3) Add 1 cup thinly sliced lady’s finger (okra/bhindi) and cook for 5 – 6 minutes until soft ..
Step 4) Add 1/4 tsp turmeric,1/4 tsp cumin powder, pinch of chilli, 1/4 tsp coriander powder, salt.  Mix 1 minute..
Step 5) Add 2 tbsp of water and cook on medium-heat for 5 minutes ( or until it looks dry ) ..

Once dry, take out to a plate and serve when slightly warm ..

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Recipe #5 – Carrot & Cabbage stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #5 – carrot cabbage stirfry )

1/2 cup – carrot ( finely chopped )
1/2 cup – cabbage ( finely chopped )
2 tsp – oil
2 tbsp – onion ( finely chopped )
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – cumin powder
pinch – chilli powder or pepper
salt to taste
1 tbsp – water

Method:
 
Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil..
Step 2) Add 2 tbsp finely chopped onion and cook until soft ..
Step 3) Add 1/2 cup chopped carrot, 1/2 cup chopped cabbage and cook for 5 minutes on medium-heat..
Step 4) Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, pinch of chilli powder, 1/4 tsp cumin powder, salt.  Cook for 2 minutes..
Step 5) Add a tbsp of water and cook on medium-heat for 3 minutes ( or until it looks dry ) ..

Once ready, take out to a plate .. Serve when slightly warm ..

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Recipe #6 – Spinach ( palak ) stirfry
 

Ingredients: ( for #6 – spinach (palak) stirfry )

1 cup – spinach or any green leaf ( chopped )
2 tsp – oil
1 – garlic (chopped)
2 tbsp – onion ( chopped )
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – coriander powder
1/4 tsp – cumin powder
salt to taste


Method:

Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil..
Step 2) Add 1 chopped garlic, 2 tbsp chopped onion and cook for 2 minutes ..
Step 3) Add 1 cup chopped spinach (palak) or any leafy vegetable and mix.
Step 4) Cover and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat ..
Step 5) Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp cumin powder, 1/4 tsp coriander powder, salt. Cook for 3 minutes..

Once ready, place on a plate and let it cool.. Serve when slightly warm ..

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Recipe #7 – Potato & Beans stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #7 – potato & bean stirfry )
1- potato ( chopped)
1/2 cup – green beans
2 tsp – oil
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – coriander powder
1/4 tsp – chilli powder or pepper
salt to taste
1/4 cup – water

Method:
Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil..
Step 2) Add 1 chopped potato, 1/2 cup chopped beans and cook for 3 minutes on medium-heat ..
Step 3) Add 1/4 cup water and cook on medium-heat for 5 minutes ( or until potato becomes soft) ..
Step 4) Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, pinch of chilli powder, 1/4 tsp coriander powder, salt.  Cook for 3 minutes..

Once ready, take out to a plate and Serve when slightly warm ..

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Recipe #8 – Mixed vegetable stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #8 – mixed vegetable stirfry )

1/4 cup – carrot ( chopped)
1/4 cup – green beans ( chopped )
2 tbsp – peas
2 tbsp – corn
2 tsp – oil
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – coriander powder
1/4 tsp – chilli powder or pepper
salt to taste
1/4 cup – water

Method:
Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil..
Step 2) Add 1/4 cup chopped carrot, 1/4 cup chopped beans, 2 tbsp peas, 2 tbsp corn and cook for 2 minutes ..
Step 3) Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, pinch of chilli powder,1/4 tsp coriander powder, salt.  Cook for 2 minutes..
Step 4) Add 1/4 cup water and cook on medium-heat for 8 minutes ( or until it becomes soft ) ..

Once ready, takeout to a plate.. Serve when slightly warm ..

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Recipe #9 – Beetroot stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #9 – beetroot stirfry )
1 cup – beetroot (cut into 1 inch pieces)
2 tsp – oil
1/4 tsp – mustard seeds
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – chilli powder or pepper
pinch of salt

Method:
Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil
Step 2) Add 1/4 tsp mustard seeds ..
Step 3) Add 1 cup beetroot ( cut into 1 inch pieces ) and cook for 3 minutes on medium-heat ..
Step 4) Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, pinch of chilli powder, pinch of salt and mix for a minute ..
Step 5) Cover and cook on low-heat for 8 minutes ( or until the beetroot becomes soft )

Once ready, takeout to a plate and serve when slightly warm ..

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Recipe #10 – Cluster Beans ( guar/kothavara) stirfry

Ingredients: ( for #10 – cluster beans stirfry )

1 cup – cluster beans (guar / kothavara / govar)
(cut into thin 1 inch pieces )
2 tsp – oil
1 – onion chopped
1 sprig – curry leaves
1/4 tsp – mustard seeds
salt to taste
note: Indian names of cluster beans include ( guar, kothavara, kothamara, goruchikkudu, gori kayi, guar-ki-phalli, jhar sim, govar, govari, guanra chhuin, guara-di-phalli )

Method:
Step 1) Heat a fry pan and pour 2 tsp oil
Step 2) Add 1 chopped onion, 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, some curry leaves and cook for 2 minutes ..
Step 3) Add 1 cup cluster beans ( guar / kothavara ) cut into 1 inch pieces and fry for 3 minutes ..
Step 4) Cover and cook on low-heat for 10 minutes or until it becomes soft ..
Step 5) Add salt to taste, fry for 2 minutes and turn off..

Once ready, takeout to a plate.. Serve when slightly warm ..

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5 Soup recipes for 1+ year toddlers & kids

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Recipe #1 – Super food veggie soup

Ingredients: ( for #1 – Superfood veggie soup )

1/2 cup – carrot (peeled & chopped )
1/4 cup – beetroot (peeled & chopped)
1/4 cup – potato (peeled & chopped )
1/4 cup – bellpepper (capsicum) chopped
1/2 cup – spinach (or kale/silverbeet/chard) chopped
2 cups – water
1/4 tsp – salt ( or to taste )
Spice powders:
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
pinch – chilli powder or pepper
1/2 tsp – coriander powder

Method:
Step 1) Get ready with all the ingredients ..
Step 2) Into the pan, add all the ingredients
Step 3) Cover, heat on high and bring it to a boil ..
Step 4) Once it starts boiling, reduce to low and cook for 20 minutes ..

Let it cool .. grind using a handblender or regular blender.. pour into a bowl and serve when slightly warm ..

To Serve:
Serve 1 cup soup for 1 – 3 year toddlers
Serve 2 cups for 4+ kids ..

You can serve in the evening or for lunch/dinner when your baby is sick and refuses to eat solid foods ..

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Recipe #2 – Mushroom Soup

Ingredients: ( for #2 – Mushroom soup )

1/2 cup – pumpkin or carrot (peeled & chopped )
1/2 cup – green peas
1 – tomato (chopped)
1 cup – mushroom (chopped) ( I used ‘button mushroom’ )
1 tbsp – coriander leaves (chopped)
2 cups – water
1/4 tsp – salt ( or to taste )
pinch – garlic ( small piece or 1 small garlic)
2 tsp – oil
Spice powders:
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
1/4 tsp – pepper powder
1/2 tsp – coriander powder
1/4 tsp – cumin powder

Method:
Step 1) Get ready with all the ingredients ..
Step 2) Heat a sauce pan and pour 2 tsp of oil ..
Step 3) Add 1 cup chopped mushrooms and cook for 3 minutes ( or until it shrinks ) ..
Step 4) Add the spice powders, salt and mix for 20 seconds
Step 5) Add 1/2 cup chopped pumpkin (or carrot), 1 tomato chopped, 1/4 cup peas, 1 small garlic, coriander leaves
Step 6) Pour 2 cups water, cover and bring it to a boil..
Step 7) Once it starts boiling, reduce to low and cook for 20 minutes ..
Once ready .. let it cool .. and grind to a smooth puree..
pour into a bowl .. and serve when slightly warm ..
If your littleone is sick and refuses to eat regular meals, you can serve this soup with small pieces of bread toast

For 1 – 2 year olds, cut the bread toast into tiny pieces, dip into the soup and serve ..

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Recipe #3 – Chicken Soup

Ingredients: ( for #3 – Chicken soup )

1/2 cup – carrot or pumpkin (peeled & chopped )
1/2 cup – green peas
1/2 cup – bellpepper (capsicum) chopped
1/2 – onion (chopped)
100 gms – chicken ( boneless ) chopped
1 tbsp – coriander leaves (chopped)
2 cups – water
1/4 tsp – salt ( or to taste )
1/4 tsp – lemon juice
1/4 tsp – ginger chopped ( 1 small piece )
2 tbsp – chana dal ( or yellow lentil or soup lentil )
2 tsp – oil
Spice powders:
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder,    1/4 tsp – pepper powder
1/2 tsp – coriander powder,  1/4 tsp – cumin powder

Method:
Step 1) Get ready with all the ingredients ..
Step 2) Heat a pan and pour 2 tsp oil ..
Step 3) Add 1/2 chopped onion, 100 gms boneless chicken, 1/4 tsp ginger, salt, spice powders, mix for a minute ..
Step 4) Add 2 tbsp chana dal,1/2 cup peas, 1/2 cup carrot, 1/2 cup bellpepper and 1 tbsp coriander leaves
Step 5) Add 2 cups water, 1/4 tsp lemon juice. cover, heat on high and bring it to a boil ..
Step 6) Once it starts boiling, reduce to low and cook for 20 minutes ..

Let it cool .. and grind it to a smooth puree. Pour into a bowl .. and serve when slightly warm..

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Recipe #4 – Spinach Soup


Ingredients:
( for #4 – Spinach soup )

1/2 cup – sweet potato or carrot (peeled & chopped )
1 cup – spinach (palak) chopped
1 cup – water
2 tbsp – red lentil ( masoor dal )
1/4 tsp – salt ( or to taste )
pinch – garlic ( tiny piece )
Spice powders:
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
pinch – pepper powder
1/4 tsp – cumin powder

Method:
Step 1) Get ready with all the ingredients ..
Step 2) Into a saucepan, add 1/2 cup sweet potato or carrot,1 cup spinach, spice powders, salt, pinch of garlic
Step 3) Add 2 tbsp red lentil (masoor dal), 1 cup water ..
Step 4) Cover, heat on high and bring it to a boil ..
Step 5) Once it starts boiling, reduce to low and cook for 20 minutes ..

Let it cool .. and grind to a smooth a puree .. Pour into a bowl .. and serve when slightly warm..

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Recipe #5 – Beetroot Soup


Ingredients:
( for #5 – Beetroot soup )

1/2 cup – beetroot (peeled & chopped )
1/2 cup – celery chopped (optional)
1/2 cup – pumpkin ( squash or carrot )
1/4 cup – peas
1 cup – water
1/4 tsp – salt ( or to taste )
2 tsp – coriander leaves ( or chives )
Spice powders:
1/4 tsp – turmeric powder
pinch – chilli or pepper powder
1/4 tsp – cumin powder

Method:
Step 1) Into a sauce pan, add 1/2 cup chopped beetroot, 1/2 cup celery, 1/2 cup pumpkin, 1/4 cup peas
Step 2) Add 1/4 tsp – turmeric powder, pinch – chilli powder, salt, 1/4 tsp – cumin powder, coriander leaves, 1 cup water
Step 3) Cover, heat on high and bring it to a boil ..
Step 4) Once it starts boiling, reduce to low and cook for 20 minutes ..
Let it cool .. and grind it to a smooth puree.

Pour into a bowl .. and serve when slightly warm..

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Tips:
  • For 3+kids, you can also offer this soup without grinding .. just grate or cut the veggies into to small pieces and cook ..
  • If your littleone refuses to eat pieces of veggies ( especially when sick), better to grind and serve ..

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